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Source: Mt. Sterling Advocate
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The Man Who Executed Czolgosz”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
Date of publication: 29 April 1902
Volume number: 12
Issue number: 41
Pagination: [2]

“The Man Who Executed Czolgosz.” Mt. Sterling Advocate 29 Apr. 1902 v12n41: p. [2].
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Edwin F. Davis (disappearance); Leon Czolgosz (execution: reprisals); Leon Czolgosz (execution: public response).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; Edwin F. Davis.


The Man Who Executed Czolgosz

     E. F. Davis, who pressed the button at Czolgosz’s electrocution has been missing since soon after the electrocution, and his family has given him up for dead. He had received several letters from Europe and this country, saying that if he carried out the State’s orders he would be summarily delt [sic] with.



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